It is my joy to share the excitement of our recent training on ‘Relationships.’ For three days, my daughter, Riesa and our friend Debbie invested our hearts and minds (and bodies) into understanding Relationship Principles that can be visibly demonstrated with horse and human interaction. I am excited about the content and looking forward to building it into a discipleship model that helps Christians walk out Truths we believe.
In my delight, I wanted to share a teaser glimpse of Lifemanship and what you can expect to read more about in coming months. As a curriculum/practice, Lifemanship weaves neuroscience, counseling theory, and equine science into the context of free will and building relationships.
Relationships are understood as the basis for whole and healthy living. God, of course, is my role model for ‘doing life,’ so His way of doing relationship is the only one to emulate. Lifemanship has captured that in a powerful way. Every relationship is built on FREE WILL. Both parties have to choose to be in relationship with one another. Scripture is clear: God invites us to connect with Him!
Another principle is that relationships involve give and take. Committing to a relationship means committing to communication that shares and sticks with requests. Lifemanship offers principles (tools) to make that happen. One such principle is mutual benefit: if something is good for me but not you–it is not good for our relationship! The life of faith attests to this principle: God never asks of us anything that is for less than our best…and it gives Him glory when we engage with Him.
Spirit Reins in Texas is a ministry that utilizes the curriculum in a powerful way. I invite you to watch this little video…and as the Lord leads, please pray as we seek to understand more of this curriculum, practice its methodology and look for ways to share it with others!